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Umaru Musa Yar'Adua

Date of Birth: 16/08/1951
Place of Birth: Katsina State, Nigeria
Died: 05/05/2010


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Jonathan and the securocrats

By most measures the list is an improvement on the cabinet appointed by President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua who remains medically incapacitated (AC Vol 51 No 5)...


The nearly man

His many supporters across the country say it's not before time: they are frustrated by the refusal of ailing President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and his aides to transfer full executive powers to Jonathan during the President's prolonged medical treatment...


A slow return to growth

Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's long stay in Saudi Arabia has delayed the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill a radical attempt to rewrite Nigeria's relationships with the international oil companies...


Beijing gazumps New Delhi

Asian interests grew under President Obasanjo (1999-2007) then waned under Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (2007-2010) and are now in the ascendant again...


A useful deal in the Delta

South Korea's state-run Land and Housing Corporation is offering investments and technical cooperation in the oil-rich Niger Delta a move that might help the ambitions of Seoul's energy companies and appeal to President Umaru Yar'Adua's efforts to win hearts and minds following his amnesty offer to Delta militants in October...


Yar'Adua's cardiac crisis encourages Abuja plotters

Every day Nigeria's feistier newspapers remind their readers how long - more than three weeks so far - that President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua has been out of Nigeria and receiving cardiac treatment at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Saudi Arabia...


Nigeria's succession: the candidates

Should President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's health problems cause him to withdraw from office a number of People's Democratic Party (PDP) notables are poised to ascend...


Big oil and small print

Shell's Chief Executive Peter Voser has visited President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and Shell has promised to cooperate with the government's post-amnesty programme...


Abuja buys a Delta amnesty

5 million barrels per day President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua signed an amnesty on 25 October with the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND)...


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